Things To Do in Ballarat

Ballarat is a modern city that has a unique 'gold rush' driven history and multi-cultural background that attracts travellers from within Victoria, interstate and overseas. Ballarat was the scene of the Eureka Stockade in 1854 when a crowd of 12,000 attended a meeting deciding to take a revolutionary stand against the government of the time. With such a rich history, thriving gold mining association and timeless period architecture there are just so many things to do in Ballarat that you won't know where to start.

Below is a list of the most popular things to do in Ballarat:

Visit the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery        

A visit to the Ballarat Fine Art Gallery allows you to re-live the rich history of this gold mining region through such artefacts as the original Eureka flag that was used in the 1854 Eureka Rebellion. ..... Read More Details

Relax in The Botanical Gardens        

Take a realxing walk or have a picnic in the botanical gardens in Ballarat. Located right next to Lake Wendouree the gardens include an avenue with statues on the Australian prime ministers in cronological ..... Read More Details

Explore the Ballarat Wildlife Park        

Visitors to Ballarat can spend a day admiring and interacting with all different native animals at the Ballarat Wildlife Park. This exciting Ballarat activity is fun for people of all ages and includes ..... Read More Details

Take the Kids to the Ballarat Community Playground        

Located on the banks of Lake Wendouree and opposite the Ballarat Botanic Gardens is the Ballarat Community Playground. This large children's adventure play area features a number of different sections ..... Read More Details

Step Back in Time at Kryal Castle        

A visit to Kryal Castle will have you living in medieval times and discovering things about the past that are both fascinating and gruesome. There are dualing knights, an alchemy display, torture chamber, ..... Read More Details

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